July 10, 1862Col. Nathan Bedford Forrest's brigade passed here enroute to its junction with additional units, to be followed by a further advance on the Federal garrison and stores at Murfreesboro. Leaving Chattanooga on July 9, the brigade here consisted of the 8th Texas Cavalry (Wharton), 2nd Georgia Cavalry (Lawton), and Woodward's Kentucky Cavalry Battalion, with a headquarters unit of 20 men, commanded by Captain William Forrest. Further accessions to strength were to join at McMinnville.
|Marker Number||2E 52|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 7:12pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 622144 N 3925427|
|Decimal Degrees||35.46485000, -85.65383333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 27.891', W 85° 39.23'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 27' 53.46" N, 85° 39' 13.80" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 19898 TN-56, McMinnville TN 37110, US|
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